Bojo River Cruise is one of the most popular attractions in the Municipality of Aloguinsan in Cebu, the Philippines. This eco-cultural tour at Bojo River provides you not only fun time and ride on an outrigger boat but also an environmentally enlightening experience.
Along the river, you will see various species of mangroves, among other flora and fauna, being protected and propaga ...
ted by local authorities and inhabitants. It is a great place for nature lovers and environment-minded people to enjoy a boat ride by the river that is linked to the open blue sea.
Bojo River Cruise News
Only 2-3 hours from Cebu city you can visit the top 100 of sustainable tourist attractions on earth! BOJO river!
Aloguinsan Town is in the middle of tourism rich province of Cebu. In 2009 its local government together with some consultants and the community joined forced to create a sustainable eco-tourism activity known to us today as the Bojo River Cruise. This initiative put Aloguinsan in the eco-tourism map of the Philippines. The project is one of the successful, diverse and community-building endeavor I have seen.
Located in the Southern part of Cebu in the quite town of Aloguinsan is a tranquil under rated paradise. Boho River is a protected site that implements strict rules on conservation of the mangroves and marine ecosystem. With the joint effort of the community and the local government, Bojo River Cruise has gained local and international awards for sustainable destination.
The provincial government of Cebu is now focusing on developing more ecotourism destinations around the province, following the launch of the "Big 5" ecotourism destinations in southern Cebu.
Cebu Provincial tourism Officer Joselito Costas said the recent launch of the Big 5 ecotourism destinations in South Cebu was just the start of sustainable tourism efforts in the province.
"The Big 5 was just the start. After the launch, the province will focus on the north and prepare and train the next batch of towns with communities that show commitment to learn more about ecotourism and develop ...
The inclusion of three places in the Philippines in the Top 100 Sustainable Destinations for 2017 should awaken us to the possibilities of considering how the rest of the country can adopt the insights from these success cases.
More than local pride is at stake.
Last Sept. 29, Katlene O. Cacho reported in SunStar Cebu that Bojo, Aloguinsan; Lake Holon, Tboli; and Lake Sebu, South Cotobato were recognized in the global search initiated by Green Destinations and 20 other international organizations.
This was the second time Bojo received the award.
For many communities across the nat ...
Bojo River preservation
For two straight years now, the municipality of Aloguinsan in southwestern Cebu has been recognized as one of the top 100 eco-tourism destinations in the world because of the town governments efforts to preserve its Bojo River.
The selection aims to recognize tourism destinations that have worked hard to make a difference and take sustainability seriously, said a press release posted on the Green Destinations website.
Aloguinsan is the third locality in the country that made it to this years Global Top 100 Sustainable Destinations in the world by Green Destinat ...